Copy for sale in Japan

The Spring, 2020 issue of the Book Collector (p. 131) reports that a copy of the Kelmscott Chaucer in a Doves pigskin binding (1896) was offered for sale by Kagero Bunko at the Kanda Antiquarian Book Fair, Tokyo, October 2019, for £66,330. The binding was said to have been dyed light brown and displayed signs of wear.

A recent owner of the book was Sensui Shoji (1903–1991).

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